Summerhouse Lane, Harefield, Middlesex

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Summerhouse Lane is one of the streets of London in the UB9 postal area.



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VIEW THE HAREFIELD AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HAREFIELD AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HAREFIELD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HAREFIELD AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HAREFIELD AREA IN THE 1900s
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Queen's Park

Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.

The north of Queen's Park formed part of the parish of Willesden and the southern section formed an exclave of the parish of Chelsea, both in the Ossulstone hundred of Middlesex. In 1889 the area of the Metropolitan Board of Works that included the southern section of Queen's Park was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London, and in 1900 the anomaly of being administered from Chelsea was removed when the exclave was united with the parish of Paddington. In 1965 both parts of Queen's Park became part of Greater London: the northern section - Queen's Park 'proper' formed part of Brent and the southern section - the Queen's Park Estate - joined the City of Westminster.

Queen's Park, like much of Kilburn, was developed by Solomon Barnett. The two-storey terraced houses east of the park, built between 1895 and 1900, typically have clean, classical lines. Those west of the park, built 1900–05, tend to be more Gothic in style. Barnett's wife was from the West Country, and many of the roads he developed are named either for places she knew (e.g. Torbay, Tiverton, Honiton) or for popular poets of the time (e.g. Tennyson). The first occupants of the area in late Victorian times were typically lower middle class, such as clerks and teachers. Queen's Park is both demographically and architecturally diverse. The streets around the park at the heart of Queens Park are a conservation area.

There is hardly any social housing in the streets around Queens Park itself, and the area was zoned as not suitable for social housing in the 1970s and 1980s as even then house prices were above average for the borough of Brent, which made them unaffordable for local Housing Associations. The main shopping streets of Salusbury Road and Chamberlayne Road have fewer convenience stores and more high-value shops and restaurants. Local schools – some of which struggled to attract the children of wealthier local families in the past – are now over-subscribed. House prices have risen accordingly.

Queen's Park station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) on 2 June 1879 on the main line from London to Birmingham.

Services on the Bakerloo line were extended from Kilburn Park to Queen's Park on 11 February 1915. On 10 May 1915 Bakerloo services began to operate north of Queen's Park as far as Willesden Junction over the recently built Watford DC Line tracks shared with the LNWR. As of December 2013, no mainline services calling at the station and the Watford service has been transferred to London Overground.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Harefield:   Harefield is the only sizeable village in what was Middlesex that remains separate from the London sprawl.
Harefield Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Harefield Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Harefield Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
The Harefield Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A412, UB9 · Anderson Close, UB9 · Ash Grove, UB9 · Bankside Close, UB9 · Barden Close, UB9 · Barrington Drive, UB9 · Belfry Avenue, UB9 · Bellevue terrace, UB9 · Breakspear Road North, HA6 · Breakspear Road North, UB9 · Broadwater Gardens, UB9 · Broadwater Lane, UB9 · Burbery Close, UB9 · Canal Way, UB9 · Chapel Row, UB9 · Childs Avenue, UB9 · Church Road, UB9 · Coppermill Lane, UB9 · Coppermill Lane, WD3 · Coppermill Lock, UB9 · Dairy Farm Lane, UB9 · Dellside, UB9 · Dexter Road, UB9 · Dunster Close, UB9 · Gilbert Road, UB9 · Gore Close, UB9 · Hall Drive, UB9 · Harvil Farm, UB9 · Harvil Road, UB9 · Harvill Road, UB10 · Harvill Road, UB9 · HERON PLACE, UB9 · Hill End Road, UB9 · Hillingdon Trail, UB9 · Hillside, UB9 · Hinkley Close, UB9 · Jacks Lane, UB9 · Jacks Lane, WD3 · Knightscote Close, UB9 · Lewis Close, UB9 · Leys Close, UB9 · Linden Square, UB9 · Lovett Road, UB9 · Merle Avenue, UB9 · Milne Way, UB9 · Moorhall Road, UB9 · Morse Close, UB9 · Mossendew Close, UB9 · Mount Pleasant, UB9 · New Park Road, UB9 · New Years Green Lane, UB9 · Newdigate Green, UB9 · Newdigate Road East, UB9 · Newdigate Road, UB9 · Newyears Green Lane, UB9 · Northwood Road, UB9 · Northwood Way, UB9 · Old Shire Lane, UB9 · Park Lane, UB9 · Park Place, UB9 · Peerless Drive, UB9 · Penzance Close, UB9 · Plough Lane, UB9 · Pond Close, UB9 · Priory Avenue, UB9 · Priory Cottages, UB9 · Rickmansworth Road, UB9 · Royal Quay Coppermill Lock, UB9 · Salamander Quay West, UB9 · Salamander Quay, UB9 · Sanderson Road, UB9 · Savoy Close, UB9 · School Parade, UB9 · Shelley Lane, UB9 · Shrubs Road, UB9 · Shrubs Road, WD3 · Springwell Lane, UB9 · Springwell Lane, WD3 · Springwood Close, UB9 · St Annes Road, UB9 · St Anne’s Road, UB9 · St Marys Close, UB9 · St Marys Road, UB9 · ST MARY’S CLOSE, UB9 · Sullivan Crescent, UB9 · Summerhouse Business Park, UB9 · Summerhouse Lane, UB9 · Summerhouse lane, WD3 · The Furrows, UB9 · The Long Room Coppermill Lock, UB9 · The Manor House Royal Quay Coppermill Lock, UB9 · Vernon Drive, UB9 · WATERSIDE MEWS, UB9 · WATERSIDE MEWS, WD3 · Wickham Close, UB9 ·
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